January 15, 2021

OCLC Research Data Mines WorldCat to Create “Monster Lists” for Halloween

UPDATE October 31 Which Monster Rules the Library? OCLC Research Declares a Winner

The team at OCLC Research is four lists into a five list series data mining WorldCat to find out some interesting facts relating to Halloween and the records found in the the world’s largest bibliographic database.

Here are direct links to the four lists already online in the Monsters Battle to Rule Libraries” series from OCLC Research.

Look for the fifth and final list next week and of course don’t forget that you access more lists compiled from on WorldCat data here.

About Gary Price

Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.

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